Secondary Elimination generally follows the following form:
A base attacks a Hydrogen neighboring the leaving group, pushing the
electrons into the double bond as the leaving group leaves.
Rate Equation: Rate
Points to Watch:
polarity is unimportant. Can work in a wide variety of solvents
substituted substrates work best 3 deg > 2 deg. Primary and
methyl halides don't react.
with antiperiplanar stereochemistry.
strength is important because the base is involved in the
does not go by carbocation intermediate, no rearangements can
||Good leaving group
required (ie. halide, tosylate, etc)